• Asia
  • 5 Things to do in North Goa

    Beaches in North Goa

    The first decision travelers to Goa must make is whether to visit the northern or southern part of the popular beach state. Due to the large distances, poor public transport and generally narrow roads, it’s not usually efficient to do both in one trip. Moreover, the two sides of the state cater to widely different […]

  • Asia
  • Things to do in Ambalangoda

    While most tourists choose to stay in Bentota or Galle in South Sri Lanka, we chose Ambalangoda; a quieter coastal town with a lesser known beach. It was a perfect first stop in our Sri Lanka itinerary. Along with relaxation and beach time, Amabalangoda has a fair bit of things to keep you entertained. Here’s […]

  • Asia
  • Things to do in Singapore

    Singapore ranks among the very top of our “places to visit in your life” list. High-end shopping malls, luxury hotels, fine dining and endless entertainment are well-known, but there are many amazing places to go and things to do in Singapore. There is vibrant history, diverse ethnic communities to discover, along with the attractions. From […]

  • Asia
  • Indonesia: a welcome surprise

    Indonesia

    Indonesia was an unlikely addition to our bucket list. It hitched itself on because it happened to be a convenient place to view the total solar eclipse of March 2016. But having booked our tickets to Palembang (from where the eclipse would be visible), we decided to add Borobudur and Bali on the sightseeing list.  […]

  • Destinations
  • 5 things to do in Girona

    The historic city of Girona is the largest city northern Catalonia. Churches, cobbled lanes, medieval walls and only an hour and half drive from Barcelona, Girona is the perfect day trip for history and culture lovers. The river Onyar divides Girona into two parts – the old and the new. The old town -‘Barri Vell’ […]

  • Asia
  • The quaint village of Kanatal

    Surrounded by mountains, the sleepy quaint village of Kanatal is located in North India, in the Uttarakhand district. At a height of 2,590 m, this lovely hill station is less popular than its neighbouring cousins, Mussoorie and Hrishikesh which makes it a perfect getaway. Although it does get a little chilly here, Kanatal also gets a […]

  • Asia
  • Why Israel’s on our bucket list (and should be on yours too)

    Israel - Masada

    Israel is probably not the first country that comes to mind when looking up travel destinations. However, this tiny Mediterranean nation is quickly becoming a tourist hot spot thanks to its rich mix of history, culture and lifestyle. Modern-day Israel is located in the Holy Land and holds tremendous historical & religious significance for the […]

  • Australia
  • Things to do in Melbourne

    Affectionately dubbed “Marvellous Melbourne” during the 1850s gold rush, the name is still used to refer to the second largest city in Australia today. The city is a modern metropolis steeped in rich history. While European settlements officially started in 1835, the discovery of gold in 1851 resulted in a population boom with thousands of […]